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"Ryan is the only guy who puts fear in me. Not because he can get you out but because he can kill you."
--Reggie Jackson, Oakland A's outfielder on Angels pitcher Nolan Ryan

 
Oakland Athletics 3, Cincinnati Reds 2

Oakland Athletics 3, Cincinnati Reds 2

Day

World Series Game Played on Thursday, October 19, 1972 (N) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0  -   2  7  1
OAK A    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  2  -   3 10  1
BATTING
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Morgan 2b              3   1   0   0       1   0       2   1
Tolan cf               4   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Bench c                4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Perez 1b               4   0   2   0       0   1      11   0
McRae rf               4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
  Geronimo rf          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Menke 3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Concepcion ss          3   1   1   0       0   0       2   5
Gullett p              2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Javier ph            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carroll p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   2   7   2       1   2      25  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Perez (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (1,off Blue).
SH: Javier (1,off Holtzman).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bench (1,2nd base off Holtzman/Tenace).
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
Alou rf                3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Rudi lf                4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Bando 3b               3   0   2   0       1   0       1   4
Epstein 1b             3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
  Hegan 1b             1   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Hendrick cf            3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
  Marquez ph           1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lewis pr             0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Tenace c               4   2   2   1       0   1       2   1
Green 2b               3   0   1   0       0   1       4   6
  Mincher ph           1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Odom pr              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Holtzman p             3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Blue p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mangual ph           1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   3  10   3       2   4      27  18
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Holtzman (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Green (1,off Gullett).
HR: Tenace (3,5th inning off Gullett 0 on, 1 out).
IBB: Bando (1,by Gullett).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gullett                7     5   1   1   2   4   1
Borbon                 1.1   2   1   1   0   0   0
Carroll L(0-1)         0     3   1   1   0   0   0
Totals                 8.1  10   3   3   2   4   1
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Holtzman               7.2   5   1   1   0   1   0
Blue                   0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0
Fingers W(1-0)         1     0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     7   2   2   1   2   0
IBB: Gullett (1,Bando).
Umpires: Frank Umont (AL), Bob Engel (NL), Bill Haller (AL), Chris Pelekoudas (NL), Mel Steiner (NL), Jim Honochick (AL)
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 49410
Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Oakland Athletics        
1. Rose                lf        Campaneris          ss
2. Morgan              2b        Alou                rf
3. Tolan               cf        Rudi                lf
4. Bench               c         Bando               3b
5. Perez               1b        Epstein             1b
6. McRae               rf        Hendrick            cf
7. Menke               3b        Tenace              c
8. Concepcion          ss        Green               2b
9. Gullett             p         Holtzman            p

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (second to first); Morgan flied to
left; Tolan reached on an error by Holtzman [Tolan to first];
Bench singled to right [Tolan to third]; Bench stole second;
Perez struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris grounded out (pitcher to first); Alou
flied to left; Rudi popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Reds 0, Athletics 0.

REDS 2ND: McRae singled to center; Menke forced McRae (third to
second); Concepcion forced Menke (third to second); Gullett
forced Concepcion (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Bando singled to right; Epstein popped to second;
Hendrick grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Bando
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 0.

REDS 3RD: Rose grounded out (catcher to first); Morgan grounded
out (second to first); Tolan grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Tenace grounded out (third to first); Green
struck out; Holtzman lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Athletics 0.

REDS 4TH: Bench singled to center; Perez flied to center; McRae
forced Bench (shortstop to second); Menke lined to third; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Campaneris grounded out (third to first); Alou
walked; Alou was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Perez [Alou to second]; Rudi struck out; Bando was walked
intentionally; Epstein grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 0.

REDS 5TH: Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first); Gullett
made an out to center; Rose made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Hendrick popped to second; Tenace homered; Green
made an out to right; Holtzman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 1.

REDS 6TH: Morgan grounded out (second to first); Tolan grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bench lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Campaneris flied to left; Alou grounded out
(third to first); Rudi singled to left; Bando singled to left
[Rudi to second]; Epstein lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 0, Athletics 1.

REDS 7TH: HEGAN REPLACED EPSTEIN (PLAYING 1B); Perez singled to
right; McRae popped to shortstop; Menke grounded into a double
play (pitcher to second to first) [Perez out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Hendrick struck out; Tenace struck out; Green
doubled to left; Holtzman popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Reds 0, Athletics 1.

REDS 8TH: Concepcion singled to shortstop; JAVIER BATTED FOR
GULLETT; Javier out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Concepcion to second]; Rose grounded out (pitcher to second to
first) [Concepcion to third]; BLUE REPLACED HOLTZMAN (PITCHING);
Morgan walked; Tolan doubled to right [Concepcion scored, Morgan
scored]; Bench made an out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Reds 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: BORBON REPLACED JAVIER (PITCHING); Campaneris
grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou grounded out (second to
first); Rudi singled to right; Bando grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Athletics 1.

REDS 9TH: Perez singled to right; FINGERS REPLACED BLUE
(PITCHING); Perez was picked off first (pitcher to first to
shortstop); McRae struck out; Menke flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: GERONIMO REPLACED MCRAE (PLAYING RF); Hegan
grounded out (third to first); MARQUEZ BATTED FOR HENDRICK;
Marquez singled to center; LEWIS RAN FOR MARQUEZ; CARROLL
REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Tenace singled to left [Lewis to
second]; MINCHER BATTED FOR GREEN; Mincher singled [Lewis
scored, Tenace to third]; ODOM RAN FOR MINCHER; MANGUAL BATTED
FOR FINGERS; Mangual singled to right [Tenace scored, Odom to
second]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 2, Athletics 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             2   7   1    5
 Athletics        3  10   1    8

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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